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Charles Lewis, Credit: IMF Photo/Stephen Jaffe

Communications ·

Chuck Lewis: A Legacy of Impact

After 16 years at American University School of Communication (AU SOC), Chuck Lewis retires as professor and Executive Editor of IRW.
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Thasunda Brown Duckett, a leader in American business, philanthropy, and education, will deliver the keynote address at AU’s two fall commencement ceremonies.

Communications ·

Changemaking CEO to Speak at AU’s Fall Commencement

Thasunda Brown Duckett, a leader in American business, philanthropy, and education, will deliver the keynote address at AU’s two fall commencement ceremonies.
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Alisyn Camerota

Communications ·

Camerota Steps Up to Expand Access to Experiential Opportunities at SOC

Alumna Alisyn Camerota has given SOC a generous Change Can't Wait campaign gift to support experiential learning.
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Media in the Mix with special guest Derek McGinty

Communications ·

Derek McGinty and the Power of Mentorship

Media In the Mix host Grace Ibrahim is joined by SOC alumnus, Derek McGinty.
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(R to L) CNN Vice President Antoine Sanfuentes with NBC's Kristen Welker and CNN's Kaitlan Collins

Communications ·

White House Correspondents and Anchors Pull Back Curtain to Coverage

Students, alums and guests of the American University community sat in rapt attention as NBC’s Kristen Welker and CNN’s Kaitlan Collins said preparation was key in covering the White House.
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Dr. Rosalind Donald

Communications ·

Dr. Rosalind Donald Sees Social and Climate Justice as Intertwined

SOC assistant professor Dr. Rosalind Donald hopes to bring her own sense of wonder to education and climate change research this semester.
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Media In the Mix with Special Guest Zachary Gradishar

Communications ·

Navigating Post-Grad Life with AU Alum Zach Gradishar

Host Grace Ibrahim sat down with Zachary Gradishar, a recent SOC alum working to break into LA’s entertainment industry.
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The Making of "Upstream, Downriver"

Communications ·

Latest CEF Documentary Upstream, Downriver examines Clean Water Act

AU SOC Professor Maggie Stogner’s latest film, "Upstream, Downriver" looks back at the historical milestones of the Clean Water Act and looks ahead to the challenges still facing us.
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Media in the Mix with Special Guest Claudia Myers

Communications ·

How the Pandemic Changed the Film Industry

New host Grace Ibrahim talks with AU SOC professor Claudia Myers to discuss the recent changes within the film industry for the newest episode of Media in the Mix.
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Officers Daniel Hodges and Harry Dunn with professor Jane Hall

Communications ·

Officers Who Defended U.S. Capitol on Jan 6. Discuss Its Impact on Media and Democracy

Students at an American Forum at AU's School of Communication heard first-hand from DC police officer Daniel Hodges and Capitol police officer Harry Dunn, who played heroic roles in defending the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
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